The human force

behind the miracles of a new home.

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA), located in beautiful downtown Austin, Texas, is seeking potential team members with a strong work ethic and compassion for people.

HACA is a nationally recognized affordable housing leader, regarded for its innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. HACA has been named a High Performing agency by HUD for 15 consecutive years. In 2010 and 2011, the Austin Business Journal named HACA one of Austin’s Best Places to Work.

We expect our employees to serve as positive role models for each other, as well as for our residents. We value each employee’s growth potential and recognize inventive thinking and innovative solutions.

HACA provides a comprehensive benefits package to our employees, along with company paid life insurance and long-term disability. We also offer our employees flexible and alternative work schedules, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, and an on-site cafeteria. Listed below are details about the perks of working at HACA.

Want to learn how you can become a part of our dynamic team? Apply now. For more information, contact Human Resources at

  • What is the best way to submit an application?

    Complete and submit your application at

  • What is the application process?

    Once your application is completed and submitted to the Human Resource Department, it will be screened for the minimum qualifications. Once the hiring committee is formed they will review all applicants and select who will be considered for an interview. If you are selected for an interview, the Human Resources Department will contact you to schedule an interview time and location. Once a candidate has been hired, all applicants will be notified by email that the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory employment verifications, background check, drug screen, and physical exam.

  • What is the status of my application?

    The Human Resources Department does not conduct the interview or applicant selection process. We will only have the status of a position once the candidate has been chosen. Once the chosen candidate has been hired, all applicants will be notified by e-mail that the position is filled. Please note, we only accept applications for advertised position vacancies.

  • When will interviews be scheduled?

    There is not a defined time-period for scheduling interviews. The Human Resources Department will schedule interviews based on the quality of applications received.

  • Can I schedule an interview and how do I contact the person hiring for the position?

    No, the Human Resources Department will schedule interviews with qualified applicants. Due to the amount of applications received, the names and titles of the hiring managers are not disclosed unless you are contacted for an interview. You may contact the Human Resources Department with any questions or concerns.

  • I recently applied for a job at HACA. Do I need to complete another application to apply for another position of interest?


  • If I am interested in more than one position, do I need to complete an application for each position?


  • Are there open positions that are not on your website?

    All positions open for external applicants are listed on the following website:

Employee Benefits

Merit Increase

Hard work is rewarded at HACA. After one year from date of hire, employees are eligible to receive a merit increase based on a positive annual …
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Life Insurance

HACA pays for full-time employees’ life insurance coverage in the amount of 1 times their annual earnings to a maximum of $200,000 for the …
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Health Insurance

HACA offers a comprehensive Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plan with United Healthcare. HACA pays 100% for employee’s health insurance …
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HACA offers a comprehensive Exclusive Provider Organization plan. HACA pays 100% for employee’s health insurance premiums. Employees may choose to …
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Flexible Spending Accounts

To assist employees in covering eligible medical expenses and/or dependent childcare expenses, employees may choose to enroll in the Flexible …
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Retirement Plan

Full-time employees of HACA are automatically enrolled in our 401(a) retirement plan on the first day of their employment, with HACA contributing 7% …
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Dental Insurance

HACA offers employees two choices of dental plans with United Healthcare. The Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO) plan allows employee to …
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Vision Insurance

HACA provides vision insurance coverage for full-time employees. Premiums are paid at 100% for the employee. Additional coverage for family members …
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Gold's Gym Membership

At HACA, we know health and productivity go hand in hand. In addition to an on-site workout facility, the housing authority offers a discounted …
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Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement may be provided to eligible employees for tuition and specific fees for job-related or prospective job-related courses. An …
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Flexible Work Options

HACA employees are permitted to work alternative work schedules altering from the standard 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday workweek to …
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Volunteer Opportunities

HACA encourages all full-time employees to take advantage of and to participate in agency-related and agency-promoted volunteer opportunities during …
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